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New York Times, Sunday, July 7, 2002

Author:
Lloyd E. Pollet
Editor:
Will Shortz
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This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 80 Missing: {JQZ} This is puzzle # 3 for Mr. Pollet. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 0707 ( 19,234 )
Across
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Convoke : CALL
5
Lasting periods : ERAS
9
Elevator innovator Otis : ELISHA
15
Segment covered by a test, perhaps : UNIT
19
Comic strip dog : ODIE
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Streaked : TORE
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More junglelike : VINIER
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Minor wound : NICK
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Smoke a funny cigarette? : PUFFTHEMAGICDRAG
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Sound rebound : ECHO
27
Parlor piece : SETTEE
28
Sound : HALE
29
"The Fountainhead" hero : ROARK
31
Weekend outdoor event : YARDSALE
34
Items in an ed.'s in-box : MSS
36
Reagan attorney general : MEESE
39
Teutonic cry : ACH
42
Transportation in and around Des Moines? : IOWASTATECYCLES
45
___ Paulo, Brazil : SAO
46
Sign of an absent mind : BLANKSTARE
48
1904 presidential candidate Parker and others : ALTONS
49
Encircle : CLOSEIN
51
Kind of drop : LEMON
53
Scooby-___ : DOO
54
Autocrat's chutzpah? : IMPERIALGALL
59
One may be plotting : MAPPER
62
___ Malvinas (the Falklands) : ISLAS
63
Diamond Head locale : OAHU
64
Evangeline's home : ACADIA
66
What Andy Capp's bartender serves him? : ALEAGAINNATURALLY
71
Wide of the mark : ERRANT
72
It may need dusting : CROP
73
Tropical growth : LIANA
76
Pacino's "Sea of Love" co-star : BARKIN
78
What Santa's elves rode when the sleigh broke down? : CHRISTMASBUS
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Sun, e.g. : ORB
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Furry frolicker : OTTER
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Bedroom furniture : HIGHBOY
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Certain tributes : ROASTS
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Song from Sondheim's "Company" : BEINGALIVE
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First mate? : EVE
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Give Attila his walking papers? : CANTHEBARBARIAN
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Judas : RAT
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One working on a column : ADDER
99
Suffix with function : ARY
100
Light lager : PILSENER
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"There's a Wocket in My Pocket!" writer : SEUSS
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___-Ball : SKEE
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Prayer book selection : ORISON
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Comic Mort : SAHL
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Autobiography of a soused romantic? : TIGHTIFELLINLOVE
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Foreign pen pal : AMIE
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Astuteness : ACUMEN
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TV's Science Guy and others : NYES
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Spirit : ELAN
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Org. in an ABC drama : NYPD
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Camera lens settings : TSTOPS
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Hot : SEXY
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Handout : DOLE
Down
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Sting participants : COPS
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Together, to Toscanini : ADUE
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See 83-Down : LIFT
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Southpaw : LEFTY
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Old hospital administration : ETHER
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School of the future? : ROE
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One may be in a cast : ARM
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Navy helicopter : SEAHAWK
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Least good : EVILEST
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Vermin : LICE
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Like Pachelbel's Canon : IND
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Camelot honorific : SIR
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Final transport : HEARSE
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It had 50 oars, in mythology : ARGO
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Having poor posture : UNERECT
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Poem that isn't worth much? : NICKELODE
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First person in Germany? : ICH
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Fight finisher : TKO
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It may be iced or spiced : TEA
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Grand opening events : GALAS
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___ nitrite : AMYL
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1997 best seller subtitled "Her True Story" : DIANA
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"Favorite" one : SON
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Colt producer : MARE
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Bud holder : STEM
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Monsieur, across the border : SENOR
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Sinclair rival : ESSO
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Some computer characters are written in this : ASCII
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Composes : CALMS
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Big buildup : HOOPLA
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Unbelievable : TALL
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Where Labour Day is observed : CANADA
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Wild : BERSERK
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Caesar's card count? : LII
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Wax, perhaps : SEALER
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Former Army chief of staff Bradley : OMAR
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Gift alternative : LOAN
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Way to go : GAIT
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"Kung Fu" actor Philip : AHN
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Pail contents, perhaps : LUNCH
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Sack : PILLAGE
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Rather wan : PALISH
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Yours, to Yvette : ATOI
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Quart quartet : CUPS
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Melodious : ARIOSE
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"Look Homeward, Angel" hero Eugene : GANT
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Airport info: Abbr. : ARR
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Chatter, to an Aussie : YABBER
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Dante's "La Vita ___" : NUOVA
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To date : ASYET
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Like some humor : BROAD
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Musical group's regatta entry? : ABANDSHIP
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Cheater's preparation : CRIB
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Biblical possessive : THINE
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Early 11th-century date : MIV
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Marine menace : ORCA
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With 3-Down, way up for a downhiller : TBAR
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Like Serling tales: Var. : EERY
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Toughened : STEELED
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By way of, briefly : THRU
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They sit on laps : NAPKINS
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Heartache : GRIEF
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"Annie" portrayer Quinn and others : AILEENS
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Part of U.N.L.V. : LAS
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ABC's : BASICS
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Raucous : NOISY
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Directional ending : ERN
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Angry : RILED
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A.S.A.P. in an E.R. : STAT
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Flight segment : STEP
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Lacking backup : SOLO
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Indy path : OVAL
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Wild goose : NENE
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___ Lorenzo, Calif. : SAN
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U.S. Olympic gymnast Chow : AMY
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Dieter's target : GUT
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Cigna plan: Abbr. : HMO
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Strong cleaner : LYE
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Law of ancient Rome : LEX

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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